Root Vegetables Steamed with Sake

  • 1 small daikon radish, sliced
  • 2 carrots, sliced into ¾-inch length
  • 1 small Lotus root, sliced
  • 1 small potato, sliced
  • 1 small Japanese sweet potato, sliced
  • 1 medium turnip, sliced
  • 1 burdock root, sliced
  • 1 small Yuca root, sliced
  • Sake
  • Salt

  1. Place all ingredients in pot. Sprinkle salt.
  2. Pour sake over the mixture until it covers bottom half of the mixture.
  3. Place lid and steam, about 15-20 minutes or until tender.
  4. Serve immediately.
  5. Makes 8 servings.

I buy Lotus roots, Japanese sweet potatoes, and Yuca roots from Asian vendors at the River Market Farmers’ Market. Serve with rice, Ginger Sesame Potatoes, and Spinach, Tofu, and Egg Soup.






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